Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu
Jalan Singgah Mata 1, Asia City,
Kota Kinabalu is believed to be the most
well-known city of Malaysia apart from Kuala Lumpur. Many
visitors fell in love with this vibrant and diverse city.
It’s located at the East Malaysia, state of Sabah. The
city is located at the northwest of the Borneo, facing the
South China Sea. There is so much to do here that you will
need at least a week to take an express tour of Kota Kinabalu.
Cititel Express Kota Kinabalu is able to provide a comfort
accommodation, second to none just at the heart of the city.
Its strategic location is one of the many plus point, with
just a short walk to the business district, commercial and
shopping heaven, local eateries and various tourist attractions.
Cititel is a prestige chain hotel widely available in various
places such as Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Yangon and Manila.
A simple yet elegant hotel has 275 rooms
of Standard and Superior single/double or Superior triple
to accommodate your stay in the city. It is suitable for business
trip and at the same time well suited for leisure as well.
For those who are looking to have the best of both worlds,
Cititel Express is the ideal hotel. Looking at its strategic
location, both near to business districts and at the same
time, also near to various tourist attractions, shopping places
and most importantly the local eateries, guarantee you a unforgettable
convenient trip. Each room is decorated with soothing earthy
theme, making it comfortable as your home. It comes with all
basic necessity such as water heater, ironing room, internet
kiosks, TV and Wi-Fi connection at public area to meet your
daily comfort and yet within a reasonable budget. There is
a restaurant, Xpress that provide daily International breakfast
and A la carte lunch and dinner for your convenience. Buffet
dinner is also available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Within a 10-minute walk, you will be awed by the diversity
of handicraft at the Filipino Market. Apart from a variety
of handicrafts that are made up from local seashells, coconut,
wood carving and others, there is also batik; local traditional
printed fabrics which make nice and elegant dresses and scarfs.
Kota Kinabalu is a place famous for its abundant of seafood;
in the market, you can see both fresh and dried seafood for
sales, many visitors will buy up to boxes of seafood whenever
they visit Kota Kinabalu. There are many stalls of food and
beverages available too. For similar flee market experience,
also about 10-minute walk to the Gaya Street Sunday Market.
More shopping is available at One Borneo, one of the largest
and most recent shopping mall. It has many international brands
and cuisines are available in the mall. Many visitors came
to Kota Kinabalu for one very great reason, to visit the almighty
Mount Kinabalu, standing more than 4000m tall, making it one
of the highest mountains in Southeast Asia. It has one of
the most diversified biological sites in the region. Among
the many gems is the gigantic Rafflesia flower and Orang Hutan.
It is also a symbolic activity for many, taking it as a challenge
to conquer the height of the mountain; it takes 3-day hiking
to reach the top of mountain where the sun rice is spectacular
and unforgettable! Kota Kinabalu is a city with many cultural
influence and tradition; it is such a beauty to admire especially
in this modern era where most cities have lost its identity
and culture. MariMari Cultural Village is just 30 minute away
from the city where you can witness the Sabahan way of life
in the demonstration huts. One of the most interesting demonstrations
of their traditional life is the blowing-pipe demonstration.
There are also fire-starting with bamboo and stones, tattoo
and art making among many interesting element of the life
of Sabahan. One cannot visit Sabah without visiting the zoo.
There are many zoos and reserve forest available. Among that
is the Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, with is 30-minute by car from
the city centre. There are many unique animals around, such
as the Borneo Pygmy elephants, Proboscis Monkey and Malayan
Tiger. Try to visit around the feeding or bathing time where
you can witness the most action from the animals! For water
lovers, Sabah is one of the most beautiful beaches in the
world. Sipadan is the gem of Malaysia and it’s well-known
for diving and snorkelling paradise. Tanjung Au beach is one
of the most visited beaches in Sabah. It has a long coast
line with fine sand and crystal blue water. Water activities
are popular in Sabah, including diving, snorkelling, Jet Ski,
banana boat and fishing. Along the beach, there are many food
stalls around; selling barbeque seafood that cannot be missed.
Simple barbeque brings out the best and of the freshest seafood.
There are also beach side fine dining restaurant along if
you prefer a quiet romantic sunset dinner.
It is only located 10-minute from Kota Kinabalu
International Airport by car. The most convenient and fastest
way of getting to the hotel is by taxi. It is located in the
heart of city where many attractions and shopping malls are
just within the vicinity. From the hotel, there are many taxis
available to bring you to nearby tourist attraction. To travel
further off, consult the hotel helpdesk for more information
on available packages and bus available.